Three types of surrender

RELINQUISHING THE SHOPPING LIST OF REMEDIES I’m reading David Hawkin’s book « Letting Go – The Pathway to Surrender.” I laughed heartily reading the following extract from the first chapter – it reads like a shopping list of the new age market!  As I chuckled, I also winced as I checked off the items that were on…

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Emotional Snakes and Ladders

OVERCOMING THE NEGATIVITY BIAIS  For many of us, emotions are things that happen us – sometimes a tornado that blows us off our feet or a sinking that silently drags us down. Or a feeling of elation as fleeting as the sun on a winter afternoon or a burst of joy – here and gone…

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A spiritual solution for Fear

THE ENERGY OF COMPASSION  The five cartoonists of Charlie Hebdo, who have throughout their career lampooned political figures and all extremities, whether political or religious, have paid a heavy price for defending the right to laugh about anything. « I prefer to die than to live like a rat », said Charb, the newspaper’s director, who was…

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Pave your Way as you Go Forward

Pave Your Route

Paving it Forward is a process to consciously choose how you want to be, feel and live each part of your day and each part of your life. «Pave it Forward » is a way of telling the universe what it is that you want to happen. It is a powerful form of intention-setting that…

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How to Manifest Mindfully

  CREATING YOUR FUTURE IN THE PRESENT MOMENT This Manifestation activity is a powerful way of working with your thoughts and projections into the future. More times than not we are on a default setting worrying about the future. Rather than cultivating a positive expectation about what might occur regarding a situation or an event,…

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Never a Dull Moment – Cultivating Being

I grew up in the country – in the suburbs of Ottawa; our back yard was an acre of pine trees, mud in the spring (mud is a very creative medium), piles of leaves in the fall (to jump into, to hide in and jump out of), and mountains of snow in the winter. It…

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Nurturing our capacity to awaken

THE ACORN KNOWS HOW TO BECOME A TREE Just as an acorn holds the potential to become an oak tree, we already possess the capacity to awaken. We can even go so far as to acknowledge that the underlying purpose of all experience is to show us this. In a sense, perfect wisdom is woven…

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